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THE BLACKJACK QUEEN, CUTTHROATS AND

GOOD TIME GIRLS OF THE GOLD RUSH [1849-1859] 

 

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THE BLACKJACK QUEEN, CUTTHROATS AND GOOD TIME

GIRLS OF THE GOLD RUSH [1849-1859] TABLE OF CONTENTS CHRONOLOGY

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Three California Maps

Circa 1850

 

 

Before The Stampede Into Madness

1821-1849

 

1

Welcome To The  Barbary Coast

California Gold Rush

 

10

1

Ladies Just Don't Do That

Fall 1849

11

2

The Trumbow House Hotel

Fall 1849

17

3

Lady Luck's No Lady

December 1849

23

4

The Sea Of Sacramento City

Late 1849 - Early 1850

29

5

Blackjack Queen &  Tom

Early 1850

33

6

Longshoremen's Matinee

March 1850

39

7

Gold Cleansed by Southern Blood

March - April 1850

43

8

Queen of Nevada [City]

Spring 1850

52

9

Bright Beginnings

Spng - Fall 1850

57

10

Every Miner's Sister

Fall 1850 - Spring 1851

61

11

Cauldrons Of San Francisco

Fall 1850 - Summer 1851

65

12

Too Loathsome For Words

Late 1851

71

13

Tom's Peck Of Dirt

Summer 1852

73

14

Gunfight At Weaverville

Summer 1852

77

15

Ulysses S. Grant In The West

Fall 1852

81

16

The Madam Wore Bloomers

November 1852

84

17

A Political Favor

Fall 1852 - Spring 1853

88

18

Lola Montez, Actress & Courtesan

May -July 1853

90

19

Lola & Lotta-Grass Valley

1853-54

98

20

Vacaville's Christmas

December 1853

103

21

Grant's Battle Of The Bottle

March 1854

106

22

Stand Up & Die Like A Man

1854

109

23

Nevada City's Beguiling Butterfly

July 1854

114

24

The Fatal Fall

Fall 1854

121

25

Julia At Angels Camp & Columbia

Late 1854

123

26

The Placerville Revelations

Early 1855

126

27

What's Your Name In The States?

Spring 1855

132

28

Savage Sons Of San Quentin

1855

135

29

Specter Of Respectability

1855

140

30

Tyranny Takes Its Toll

Late 1855 - Early 1856

144

31

Trinity Mtn Pack Train Robbery

Early 1856

152

32

Fire And Ice In Nevada City

July 1856

156

33

Lola's Transformation

Smr - Fall 1856

158

34

Marysville Coach Holdup

Fall 1856

160

35

Sad Hero, Henry Plummer

Smr - Fall 1857

165

36

Sherman & Grant Commiserate

Fall 1857

168

37

The Fiery Audition

Late 1857

172

38

Rattlesnake Dick Strikes

1858

175

39

Fox And Geese

Spring 1858

179

40

Belle Cora's Vile Tigers

Early 1859

183

41

Auburn's Night Gunfight

Summer 1859

187

42

Quandary in Weaverville

August 1859

190

43

The Innocents

February - August 1859

192

44

Sherman's Career Carousel

1858--Aug 1859

196

45

First Feminist In New York

1858 - Fall 1859

199

46

Make Me An Offer

Fall 1859

201

47

Grant's Unfinished Letter

1858 - Fall 1859

204

48

Stampede Of The '59ers

Fall 1859

206

 

Acknowledgment

 

211

 

Bibliography/Research Notes

 

212

 

Index Real People & States

 

218

 

 

 

 

Your Notes

 

 

225

Dare To Join Us

 

 

227

Audiobooks By These Authors

 

 

231

Ordering Information

 

 

234

 

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Read Chapter 7 GOLD CLEANSED BY SOUTHERN BLOOD

Read Chapter 27 WHAT WAS YOUR NAME IN THE STATES?

Read Chapter 41 AUBURN'S NIGHT GUN FIGHT

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